Thursday, February 28, 2008

The Politics of Trade in Ohio

A nice article from NYT about NAFTA.
In summary, "It's the voters, stupid!"

Monday, February 25, 2008

Hedge Funds Update

A nice piece from WSJ on the strategies and prospects of hedge funds lately.

Who Is The Leading Economic Power Today?

A interesting polling result from Gallup.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Sunday, February 17, 2008

A Stimulating Notion

The idea of giving flagging economies a fiscal boost is back in fashion.
From Economist.

Alpha and Beta of Currency Managers

From Vox.

CEO's Family Deaths and Company's Performance

I think this article (Scholars Link Success of Firms To Lives of CEOs) from WSJ is one of the most bizarre research on empirical finance.

Friday, February 8, 2008

Krugman on Recession

Krugman says that this looming recession would be longer than the previous two.
Here from NYT.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008